The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 15 24 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +40
Contract jobs citing DevOps 46 58 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.86% 6.58% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.02% 8.26% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 5
Median daily rate £475 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £340 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £425 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -
DevOps
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
459 702 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.46% 79.59% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 492 426
Median daily rate £400 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.46% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.35 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +13 37 £475 +26.66% 2
West Wales +9 9 £520 +22.35%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 58 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (41.18%) .NET
4 27 (39.71%) Ansible
5 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 23 (33.82%) C#
6 23 (33.82%) HTML
6 23 (33.82%) Visual Studio
6 23 (33.82%) CSS
6 23 (33.82%) MVC
6 23 (33.82%) WCF
6 23 (33.82%) jQuery
6 23 (33.82%) Unit Testing
6 23 (33.82%) Web Development
6 23 (33.82%) TDD
6 23 (33.82%) Test-First Development
6 23 (33.82%) NUnit
6 23 (33.82%) MSTest
6 23 (33.82%) HTML5
6 23 (33.82%) MbUnit
6 23 (33.82%) TypeScript
6 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (33.82%) BDD
6 23 (33.82%) CSS3
6 23 (33.82%) KnockoutJS
6 23 (33.82%) ATDD
6 23 (33.82%) AngularJS
7 22 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (30.88%) Linux
9 20 (29.41%) Scrum

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) SAS
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) nginx
3 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) Jetty
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.47%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.47%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (22.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 15 (22.06%) Amazon S3
4 14 (20.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (20.59%) Amazon ELB
4 14 (20.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (16.18%) Route 53
6 5 (7.35%) Google App Engine
6 5 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (7.35%) PaaS
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.47%) Office 365
8 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DHCP
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
1 5 (7.35%) HTTP
1 5 (7.35%) SSL
1 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) FTP
2 3 (4.41%) IPsec
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) VPN
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.29%) Base SAS
4 7 (10.29%) Couchbase
4 7 (10.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) MbUnit
1 23 (33.82%) MSTest
1 23 (33.82%) NUnit
1 23 (33.82%) Visual Studio
2 20 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 7 (10.29%) Mercurial
5 7 (10.29%) Selenium
5 7 (10.29%) SpecFlow
6 5 (7.35%) Maven
6 5 (7.35%) Subversion
7 3 (4.41%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.47%) Hudson
8 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Agile Developer
3 16 (23.53%) Senior Agile Developer
3 16 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (10.29%) SAS Developer
6 5 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) SOA Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) .NET
2 23 (33.82%) AngularJS
2 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 23 (33.82%) CSS
2 23 (33.82%) CSS3
2 23 (33.82%) HTML
2 23 (33.82%) HTML5
2 23 (33.82%) jQuery
2 23 (33.82%) KnockoutJS
2 23 (33.82%) WCF
3 9 (13.24%) Kafka
4 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (10.29%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.88%) LAMP
6 3 (4.41%) J2EE
6 3 (4.41%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (4.41%) Servlets
7 2 (2.94%) REST
7 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.47%) CESG
2 1 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Unix
3 9 (13.24%) Windows
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.41%) CentOS
5 3 (4.41%) Fedora
5 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (33.82%) ATDD
3 23 (33.82%) BDD
3 23 (33.82%) MVC
3 23 (33.82%) TDD
3 23 (33.82%) Test-First Development
3 23 (33.82%) Unit Testing
3 23 (33.82%) Web Development
4 20 (29.41%) Scrum
5 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 11 (16.18%) Migration
8 9 (13.24%) SDLC
8 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.76%) Open Source
10 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.41%) Software Delivery
12 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 23 (33.82%) C#
2 23 (33.82%) TypeScript
3 11 (16.18%) Perl
4 10 (14.71%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) SQL
6 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.94%) Scala
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.94%) CISSP
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CLAS
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.82%) Xen
3 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) Ansible
2 20 (29.41%) Puppet
3 16 (23.53%) Terraform
4 11 (16.18%) Fluentd
5 10 (14.71%) Mesos
6 9 (13.24%) Marathon
7 8 (11.76%) Piwik
8 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (4.41%) Salt
10 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (1.47%) SCCM
10 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Google
2 6 (8.82%) VMware
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto